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thermocoagulation

[ thur-moh-koh-ag-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌθɜr moʊ koʊˌæg yəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun Surgery.
the coagulation of tissue by heat-producing high-frequency electric currents, used therapeutically to remove small growths or to create specific lesions in the brain.
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Origin of thermocoagulation

1920–25; thermo- + coagulation
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